Dr. Wayne Stein, Professor of English, delivered a talk titled “Resilience Against Cancer: Thriving Amidst Adversity” on April 14, 2021 as part of the TEDxUCO series. Stein discussed the ways in which he has used the path of the mindful warrior and the weapon of positivity to overcome painful adversities while battling cancer during the COVID-19 . . .
UCO Political Science Chair Featured in WalletHub Article
Catherine Webster presented at 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
Dr. Catherine Webster, professor of French, gave a paper at the 20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium, hosted by the University Pittsburgh. Her talk, entitled “Les femmes SDF: Agency in Urban and Rural Spaces,” explored the representation of homeless women in three contemporary French films as well as the . . .
Megan Cox to present at Kentucky Conference of Health Communication
Research conducted at UCO by Megan Cox, instructor of mass communication, will be presented in April at the 2022 Kentucky Conference of Health Communication. Her research partner, Dr. Norman Wong from the University of Oklahoma’s Department of Communication, will present a poster titled “Birds and Bees: Social Media Message Framing for Parent . . .
UCO Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice to be published in International Journal of Rural Criminology
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Chunghyeon Seo to be published by by the International Journal of Rural Criminology
UCO Assistant Professor Featured in NPR Story on Extreme Weather
UCO assistant professor of political science Dr. Alyssa Provencio recently contributed to NPR’s story, “The Midwest Tornadoes, Climate Change, And The Future Of Extreme Weather.”
The piece, about the December 2021 tornados and the present climate crisis, is available to stream by following this link.
UCO Addiction Counseling Program Earns Top 50 Recognition
As the University of Central Oklahoma’s Addiction Counseling Program at UCO is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2021, the graduate program has been recognized as one of the top 50 master’s counseling programs in the nation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
“To . . .
Student Presents in Washington, DC Conference
Congratulations to CLA major Grace Wray for taking part in the first-ever virtual “Posters on the Hill” on April 21, 2020, and kudos to her mentor, Dr. Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen! Posters on the Hill is the nation’s premier advocacy event hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research. Each year about 60 student researchers and their mentors . . .
UCO Strategic Communications Professor Presenting at International Public Relations Society of America
Dr. Chad Perry, assistant professor in strategic communications is presenting a workshop in October at the 2018 International Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Conference. The conference will take place in Austin, TX. His workshop is on intercultural communication. Additionally, Dr. Perry is the 2018 recipient of the Paul E. Dannelley Harmony . . .
Faculty Accomplishments Aug. 2018
Assistant Professor Rebecca M. Quoss-Moore’s The Political Aesthetics of Anne Boleyn’s Queenship in Henry VIII appears in the recently released Palgrave Handbook of Shakespeare’s Queens.
Dr. Lindsey Churchill presented Diggin’ the Tupes: Uruguayan and U.S. Activism, Imagination and Solidarity during the World History Association . . .